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    Sundance Institute Pushes Preservation at Independent Film Week in New York

    The Sundance Institute held its second annual New York get-together Tuesday night during Independent Film Week, with dozens of alumni crowding the covered pool deck at the Empire Hotel at Lincoln Center while the rain pounded outside. Executive director Keri Putnam and festival director John Cooper ...

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    Documentary Filmmakers Argue the Nature of Truth at Independent Film Week Panel -- And Further Muddy the Waters

    The Thursday afternoon Independent Film Week panel “What Is Real?” sought to delve into the ethics of documentary filmmakers applying fictional techniques to their films. What it ended up doing was nearly erasing the distinctions between cinematic fiction and nonfiction entirely.

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    Vote For Project of The Week! Will it Be 'Bytes,' 'Asian Bad Guys,' 'Creek' or 'Wave Maker'?

    Vote below for this week's Project of the Week. The winning filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and will become a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a creative consultation from the fine folks at the Tribeca Film I...

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    What If Your Interview Subjects Don't Want to Talk: Ken Kobre's Advice on Conducting Interviews for Videojournalists and Documentarians

    Ken Kobré is the author of the widest-selling text on photojournalism "Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach," (Focal Press-Elsevier 1980) and is also the head of photojournalism at San Francisco State University. He is also the inventor of the Lightscoop, a unive...

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    7 Tips For Navigating Conflicts in Documentary Filmmaking From Independent Film Week 2012

    Independent Film Week is currently underway in New York City, and the "Filmmaking in Conflict" panel discussion held Thursday incited an engaging conversation about the trials of documentary filmmaking in the modern age. From conflicts with subjects to dealing with lawsuits, the discussion's panelis...

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    Project of the Day: Video Games on Christmas Morning, 1982

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    How I Won $10,000 in 6 Minutes: A Filmmaker's Account of Pitching His Film at TIFF

    Ian Harnarine is a filmmaker who recently won the PITCH THIS! competition at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. He wrote a personal account of doing so exclusively for Indiewire.

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    Project of the Day: 'Awesome Asian Bad Guys' Wants to Give Short-Lived Screen Villains Their Due

    Project of the Day: 'Awesome Asian Bad Guys' Wants to Give Short-Lived Screen Villains Their Due

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    7 Tips For Funding Your Doc Without Selling Your Soul

    The panel discussions at Sheffield Doc/Fest earlier this year included a 90-minute session on the ethically fraught territory of documentary fundraising. "Fund Your Doc, but at What Price?" was moderated by Claire Fox, director of the Institute of Ideas, and included Mette Hoffman Meyer of...

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    Attention Vimeo Filmmakers! Make Money on Your Films Today!

    Video-streaming platform Vimeo has announced today two new plans to help filmmakers who upload content to the site to make revenue.   Starting today, Vimeo Plus or Pro members with videos uploaded to the site will be able to raise money by activating the new Tip Jar feature. A pay-to-view...

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